Fellowship in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Thank you for your interest in our Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program!  This three-year ACGME-accredited fellowship program in neonatal/perinatal medicine provides clinical training in neonatology as well as development of skills required for basic and clinical research. Clinical facilities include a delivery service of 7000+ births per year, a neonatal intensive care unit that admits 800+ patients per year, a neonatal transport program, an ECMO program, and a large newborn nursery.

Contact Us

To obtain information about the program, please contact:

Dr. C.  Joan Richardson photoC. Joan Richardson MD

Department of Pediatrics, 
Division of Neonatology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas 77555-0526
Email: jrich@utmb.edu
Phone: (409) 772-2815
FAX: (409) 772-0744

Neonatology Fellowship
Irene C. Dillon
Fellowship Program Coordinator
(409) 772-2815
FAX: (409) 772-0744


Excellence in education is a core value for the Department of Pediatrics.

Our faculty participates in the education of all 240+ UTMB medical students, 42 residents, and fellows in two subspecialty programs. In addition, our faculty provide continuing education and faculty development for over 40 full-time faculty and over 100 community-based faculty and preceptors.

We are proud to be contributing to the present and future health of children and families.

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Providing access to pediatric primary and specialty patient care to serve the health needs of Texas.

We have a long history of collaborative Pedi research in viral infections, cancer, genetics, asthma and more.

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Physician consultations and referring physicians and important in our mission to provide quality healthcare for all Texans.